Stationary Engineer

Job description

Description• Operates Boilers, centrifugal chiller equipment, and ancillary equipment in an efficient manner as prescribed by the Chief Engineer
• Dismantle, repair, and reassemble pumps and air compressors as required or scheduled
• Read gauges and meters, and record readings indicating conditions of operating equipment and systems
• Lubricate fans, pumps, air compressors, motors, and other ancillary equipment
• Keeps maintenance records and records of materials and supplies used
• Clean boiler fireside and waterside
• Makes patch repairs to refractory in boilers
• Conducts chemical tests on boiler and make-up water and adds chemicals to water

QualificationsHigh School diploma or equivalent and five years experience in the operation of a boiler room facility, three years of which involved boilers over 500 horsepower and chillers in excess of 500 tons.

Thorough knowledge of and skill in applying OSHA regulations related to the central plant boiler facility operations. Thorough knowledge of and skill in applying the principles of electricity, hydraulics, and mechanics. Skill in cleaning, repairing and maintaining boilers and their auxiliaries; in the use and maintenance of the tools and equipment used in stationary engineering; in the use and storage of required fuels. Ability to fire boilers, read gauges, and judge operating efficiency and safety conditions of steam boiler operations; to oversee and coordinate shift operations of the central plant facility; to lead and train first grade stationary engineers in central plant operations and maintenance and repair work; to work in, on, around, over, and under fixed equipment and machinery; to work from ladders and scaffolding; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse weather and temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Candidate must possess a valid MD driver’s license or equivalent with no more than 5 points.

Licensure as a First Grade Stationary Engineer in the State of Maryland required.


Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

A Criminal Background Investigation and pre-employment physical/drug screen are required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Organization: Administration & Finance Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Oct 22, 2019




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Posted: 4/25/2019
Application Due: 1/20/2021
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